Naples, A City to Die For…

‘Go to Naples and then die’, the Italians say. It’s a play on words – a coastal town near Naples sounds like the Italian word for die – but the grim humour is in the supposed truth of the phrase. The city does have a seamy side and tourist tales of bag snatches and rip-off […]

Canadian Grand Prix: Formula 1 Racing in the Heart of Montreal

Although the race takes center stage and everyone’s attention turns to the elite F-1 drivers racing 70 laps around the city’s track on race day, Grand Prix weekend transforms Montreal as the jet set and race enthusiasts storm the city for a three day celebration that offers 24/7 entertainment both on and off the track. […]

Barcelona’s Last Bullring: Plaza de Toros Monumental

A short walk from the iconic La Sagrada Familia is the Monumental Bullring, which first opened in 1914 under its original name “El Sport.” At the time, there were only two other bullrings in Barcelona, Plaza de El Torín, built in 1834, and Plaza de las Arenas, built in 1900. The venue took its current […]

Greece’s Traditional Costumes: A Photo Shoot

It is more than likely that if you find yourself wandering the streets of Rethymno, you will eventually pass one of the over-sized advertisements for Studio Camera offering customized photo shoots. It is also very likely that after enough shots of Cretan raki, a photo shoot in traditional Greek costumes, an idea that probably never […]

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